Precious platinum, icy arctic blue, a terrific tourbillon all add up to an adventurous. aesthetic watch from the house of Purnell. Finely crafted in tarnish-resistant, easy to shape platinum, it is set off by hands and details of the visible movement in an eclectic icy blue. The house of Purnell has brought out this watch in a limited edition of just eight pieces. Outfitted with an arctic blue strap in crocodile or rubber, the manually winding watch incorporates no less than 386 components and has a power reserve of 32 hours. The Escape II Double Spheroid Icy Blue timepiece is the brainchild of the master watch maker Eric Coudray, one of the world’s most sought after watchmakers.
The house of Purnell whose subtitle is only tourbillon has been developing and fashioning highly exclusive timepieces for the past 15 years, all of which are distinguished by a tourbillon and the house has reached the pinnacle of technical, but also aesthetic mastery in the creation of these impeccably beautiful watches.
The tourbillon is a complication that is highly prized by collectors and Purnell became the first house to exclusively manufacture tourbillon watches. Founded in Switzerland, this house of Haute Horlogerie, Purcell positions the tourbillon face up on the dial where it performs three different rotations around three axes at three different speeds.
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